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Art & Culture

June 2, 2014
Patricia Leslie is the first in her family to attend college. And the UC Merced senior is making the most of it, both on campus and beyond. Leslie is studying abroad in Córdoba, a small city located in the Andalusian region of southern... Read More
May 27, 2014
For the past several years, art history Professor ShiPu Wang has been on a detective mission to find every work produced by a group of overlooked artists from the early 20th century. Wang has reviewed copious primary source documents,... Read More
May 7, 2014
Five words from one of American history’s most famous speeches inspired Dalton Rogers to contribute to society. He was called to public service in high school when he read President John F. Kennedy’s call to action — "ask what you can do... Read More
May 5, 2014
For Helen Dahman, college was always more marathon than sprint. Now 73, Dahman was just out of high school when she took her first college classes. But she wasn’t ready then and instead entered the workforce, married, raised a family... Read More
April 7, 2014
UC Merced artists will showcase their talent during the campus’s annual Bobcat Art Show, which starts its month-long run Monday in the UC Merced Art Gallery and Kolligian Library. The show, now in its ninth year, features works submitted... Read More
April 2, 2014
The UC Merced Center for the Humanities has turned the world upside down. The center, which received a $2 million gift in 2012 to expand its activities, selected “The World Upside Down: Topsy-Turvy” as its first two-year-long research... Read More
March 24, 2014
TaNayiah Bryels didn’t get the lead role of Mary in her first-grade Christmas pageant, but it did spark a lifelong interest in theater. The UC Merced student has been acting ever since, landing parts in productions of “Rent,” “Hairspray”... Read More
February 20, 2014
Two UC Merced graduate students will continue their research into world heritage with the support of prestigious Marie Curie Fellowships. Fabrizio Galeazzi and Paola Di Giuseppantonio Di Franco were each awarded Marie Curie Intra-European... Read More
February 10, 2014
Ladysmith Black Mambazo, a Grammy-award-winning singing troupe, brings its blend of vocal harmonies to Merced as part of Arts UC Merced Presents spring event lineup.I  The group performs at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 6, at the Art... Read More
January 29, 2014
An international two-day conference on the Black Arts Movement will draw world-renowned scholars, musicians and artists, and offer new scholarship and perspectives on the 1960s and 1970s movement. The International Conference on the Black... Read More